April 24, 2024

JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD

JoAnn Pinkerton is the Mamie A. Jessup Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division Director of Midlife Health at the University of Virginia, emeritus Executive Director and Past President of The Menopause Society, Certified Menopause Practitioner, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Fellow and past president of the South Atlantic Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

She was recognized in 2021 and 2022 by PubMed as one of the top three in the world for menopause publications. Her awards: 2022 SAAOG Lifetime Achievement, 2019 UVA Master Clinician, Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine, UVA Sharon Hostler 2013 Women in Leadership, BEST DOCTORs, TOP DOCTORS in America, Top 1% by America’s Most Honored Professionals, and American Library Association Award for Understanding Midlife Health. She has 172 peer-reviewed publications, 30 invited papers, 18 invited chapters, principal investigator for over 30 clinical trials, recently for elinzanetant ( NK1, 3) dual neurokinin receptor antagonist for hot flashes.

She is the founder and division director for Midlife Health, which specializes in caring for women 40 and beyond. It offers outstanding, highly rated, evidence-driven expert care, serves as a site for medical and graduate medical education, conducts national clinical research, and is active within the community.